Europe wants to become the first climate-neutral continent by 2050 with the help of the European Green Deal. A major milestone is the reduction of CO2 emissions by 55 % already by 2030 compared to 1990. This affects energy-intensive industries in particular, which now have to bear the costs of CO2 emissions in addition to rising energy prices. The company STIHL Magnesium Die Casting saves 85 % CO2 with a heat recovery system, compared to a conventional hall heating system.
The EUROGUSS MEXICO Virtual Weeks 2021 concluded successfully. Numerous international exhibitors presented a wide range of topics from the die casting and light metal casting industry as part of their webinars. All webinars of the EUROGUSS MEXICO Virtual Weeks 2021 are now available free of charge and on demand exclusively at SPOTLIGHTMETAL.
KMA was nominated for the Energy Efficiency Award in the category "Concepts for climate-neutral companies" in this year's competition round. A jury with representatives from politics, business, media and research selected twelve candidates for the Award 2020 from over 140 submitted applications.
A jury with representatives from politics, business, media and research has selected twelve companies as candidates for this year's Energy Efficiency Award of the German Energy Agency (Dena). The winning projects will be announced in November at the Dena Energy Turnaround Congress.
From exhaust regulations and flying taxes to a ban on plastic bags - the aspect of environmental protection has arrived in politics and society. But not only end consumers need to implement sustainable processes – foundries are also affected by this development.
Industry 4.0 means the intelligent networking of people, machines and industrial processes, by peripheral devices communicating independently with die casting machines. The interface standard OPC UA (Open Platform Communications Unified Architecture) is intended to enable comprehensive data exchange between products from different manufacturers.